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Fastest Finger First Gets 3rd Stage Play

posted on 2020-09-05 19:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Tegami Bachi: Letter Bee Creator Draws Poster for Closet Film

posted on 2020-09-06 13:45 EDT by Choo Sum Lee

Live-Action Way of the Househusband Casts Yūki Furukawa as Tatsuki Sakai

posted on 2020-09-08 11:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroshi Tamaki, Haruna Kawaguchi star in fall series about yakuza-turned-househusband

Hideo Yamamoto’s Homunculus Manga Gets Live-Action Film in 2021

posted on 2020-09-10 08:52 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Ichi the Killer creator’s psychological horror series ran from 2003-2011

Hoshin Engi Manga Gets 2nd Stage Musical in October

posted on 2020-09-11 11:42 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Musical to run in Tokyo from October 23-November 2, in Osaka from November 6-8

Mayu Murata’s Honey Lemon Soda Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2020-09-12 02:45 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Snow Man idol group member Raul stars in film slated for summer 2021

Deadline Entertainment Website Lists Hollywood Gantz Adaptation

posted on 2020-09-13 09:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Website lists Sony Pictures, scriptwriter/producer Marc Guggenheim as working on project

Live-Action Way of the Househusband Show Casts Tina Tamashiro as Original Character

posted on 2020-09-14 01:59 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tamashiro plays college student, part-time cafe waitress Yukari Ōmae in October show


Live-Action The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Film to Open on January 22

posted on 2020-09-14 03:04 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film based on boys-love manga was delayed from October 30 due to COVID-19


Live-Action Crash Bandicoot Is Back From the 90s to Terrify Audiences Again for Crash Bandicoot 4 in Japan

September 14, 2020 4:45am CDT
At least he isn’t screaming at Nintendo this time

Saiyuki Manga Gets New Musical in February

posted on 2020-09-15 01:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Hiroki Suzuki, Taizō Shiina star in Saiyuki Kageki-den -Sunrise- musical running in Osaka, Tokyo

Live-Action Way of the Househusband Show Introduces Original Daughter Character

posted on 2020-09-16 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
October show casts Tamaki Shiratori as daughter Himawari, posts ‘family photo’


Live-Action 1/100,000 Film’s Trailer Reveals, Previews Theme Song

posted on 2020-09-16 00:47 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE performs theme song “Star Traveling” for November 27 film


Crunchyroll Adds Live-Action Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories

September 16, 2020 12:00pm CDT
Series goes live starting with episodes one and two today

Live-Action Tokyo Revengers Film Casts Gordon Maeda, Hiroya Shimizu

posted on 2020-09-17 04:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kazuki Horike, Yoshiki Minato also join film’s cast


‘HiGH&LOW The Worst’ Crossover Film Gets Live-Action Sequel Show

posted on 2020-09-17 22:26 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
6-episode spinoff, about delinquents uncovering their time capsule, premieres on November 19

Live-Action Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Film’s 2nd Trailer Shows Club’s Antics

posted on 2020-09-18 01:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in Japan next week


Fate/Grand Order THE STAGE: The Grand Temple of Time: Solomon Reveals Teaser Visual

September 18, 2020 1:10am CDT
General sales of the tickets will begin on October 10 & 17


Live-Action Way of the Househusband Show Casts Kenichi Takito

posted on 2020-09-18 03:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Takito plays former yakuza thug turned crepe stand owner Shirakawa


Deadline: Lee Isaac Chung to Direct Hollywood Remake of Makoto Shinkai’s your name.

posted on 2020-09-18 21:07 EDT by Alex Mateo
Minari director to rewrite film adaptation’s script based on Emily V. Gordon’s draft

Canceled Given Stage Play Adaptation Rescheduled for November 2021

September 19, 2020 12:10am CDT (7
All of the original staff members and performers are set to return


New Sakura Wars Stage Play Unveils Main Cast Visuals in Photos and Web CM

September 19, 2020 1:10am CDT
Its two performances on November 23 will be also live-streamed on the web


Netflix’s Live-Action Alice in Borderland Show’s Teaser Video Reveals December 10 Premiere

posted on 2020-09-19 02:41 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Show will debut in 190 countries worldwide simultaneously


Anime Music Supergroup JAM Project to Get Big-Screen Documentary in 2021

September 19, 2020 5:05pm CDT
Teaser video from the official account gives a glimpse of what’s to come

JAM Project Group Gets Documentary Film in 2021

posted on 2020-09-20 22:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film follows band through 15 months beginning from 2019 anniversary concert

Live-Action Way of the Househusband Show Casts Naoto Takenaka, Izumi Inamori

posted on 2020-09-21 00:46 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Takenaka plays yakuza boss Kikujirō, Inamori plays his wife Hibari


Yu Yu Hakusho Stage Play to Return in December 2020

September 21, 2020 1:10am CDT
All of the main cast members will reprise their roles

‘Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?!’ Live-Action Show Reveals More Cast

posted on 2020-09-23 12:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Kōdai Asaka, Yūtarō, Takuya Kusakawa, Ryō Satō, Suzunosuke join cast


Street footage from Hollywood movie “Tokyo Joe” shows post-war Shibuya colourised by AI 【Video】

Originally used as the background for Humphrey Bogart’s close-up, these Japanese folks are now having their time in the spotlight.

2nd Touken Ranbu Musical’s New Version Canceled Due to COVID-19

posted on 2020-09-24 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Musical was scheduled to run in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Kyoto in September-November


Live-Action Seiho Boys’ High School! Series Adds 4 More Cast Members

posted on 2020-09-24 06:48 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Hiyori Sakurada, Mizuki Kayashima both play “Erika” characters in series premiering on October 7


NieR:Automata Gets New Stage Play With All-Female Cast in December

posted on 2020-09-24 11:42 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Staff return for Butai Shōjo YoRHa Ver1.1a play in Tokyo


Variety: Sega’s Yakuza Game Franchise Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2020-09-24 12:03 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
1212 Entertainment/Wild Sheep Content develop film with producers Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, Joshua Long

The Promised Neverland Anime Cast Narrates Live-Action Film’s Teaser

posted on 2020-09-25 14:23 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Minami Hamabe, Jyo Kairi, Rihito Itagaki star in December 18 film